Health in Far Rockaway, NY

For the last ten years, Ben Yee has been engaging people to get more involved in the way government operates. On Jan. 14, he stopped by The Wave in Rockaway Beach to discuss his run for NYC Public Advocate with Editor In Chief Mark C. Healey.

I have been coming to the Community Mental Health Center for therapy since 2013, but that’s not when I first got my diagnosis. I was first diagnosed right after Hurricane Sandy in 2012 and really it was my daughter, who was having some problems in Jr. High School, so I had her see a therapist, and it was the first time I’ve ever been to a therapist. Where I’m from in the black community, mental illness is just not real, it’s “What are…

By Ray Vann St. John's Hospital is well known for its work giving back to the community it serves, and last week they did their part to put a smile on the faces of so many this holiday season by hosting a holiday party for children from far and wide to enjoy. The event, held in the auditorium of Beach 19th Street's Peninsula Prep Academy on Dec. 20, follows a long tradition of the hospital welcoming local children in during the Christmas season…

Congressman Gregory Meeks does not support forming a Select Committee For A Green New Deal because he doesn't think it is the right political strategy. The congressman said he did not support the formation of a new committee on Friday, Dec. 14 during a lengthy meeting with concerned Queens constituents and local activists, who met to discuss the proposal. Rockaway Revolution, Rockaway Women for Progress, Rockaway…

As part of the three-phase $10 million overhaul of its Emergency Department, St. John’s Episcopal Hospital in Far Rockaway will install a state-of-the-art CT Somaton Definition AS-64 Slice …

Scholars' Academy (6-0) continued its perfect start to the season with a 66-52 win over Townsend Harris (2-4) on Dec. 12. Justin Brown led all scorers with 18 points for the Seawolves, while Michael Ajimati had 16 points and seven rebounds.